Provance ® IT Asset Management for Microsoft ® System Center

Benefits of Provance IT Asset Management, Provance Data Management and Provance Bar Code for Microsoft System Center. 

Benefits

Provance IT Asset Management extends the value of Microsoft System Center ® to drive down IT costs, increase service management efficiency, and reduce security and compliance risks.

Take Control of IT Costs

Provance IT Asset Management for Microsoft System Center enables you to proactively plan and effectively manage the costs associated with your IT assets and the services they support. With visibility and control of your assets throughout the entire life cycle – from request to disposal – you’ll optimize asset use, drive down asset costs and guarantee your enterprise gets full value from your investment in technology.

Get the most out of your IT investments with Provance IT Asset Management for Microsoft System Center:

  • Optimize your use of existing assets
  • Negotiate with more buying power
  • Avoid costly license non-compliance fines
  • Eradicate unnecessary maintenance and support costs
  • Increase accountability with billing and charge back
  • Take full advantage of warranty coverage
  • Eliminate lease penalties
  • Increase service desk productivity
  • Empower end-users with self-service access
  • Automate time-consuming manual processes
  • Leverage existing service desk and asset discovery software
  • Ensure consistency and quality in IT management activities

Increase IT Service Management Efficiency

Provance IT Asset Management for Microsoft System Center brings greater efficiency and increased productivity to your IT service management initiatives.

Provance IT Asset Management integrates seamlessly with your IT service delivery processes managed in Microsoft System Center 2012 / 2016 - Service Manager (SCSM), providing asset detail important for effective incident, problem, change, configuration and request management. From within Microsoft System Center 2012 / 2016 - Service Manager, technicians and analysts can access the details from Provance IT Asset Management that they need to quickly resolve problems and incidents and rapidly ascertain root causes. By associating business data from your ERP, finance, procurement, invoicing and human resource systems with your asset information, Provance provides important business context to foster cost-conscious service management decision-making. For example, whether an asset requiring repair is under warranty, or if surplus inventory is available for assets requiring replacement. Provance IT Asset Management automates time-consuming manual processes for key IT business operations like asset requests, approval, distribution and maintenance. Workflow automation speeds service delivery response, increases accuracy and frees your costly human resources to focus on higher value activity.

Provance IT Asset Management for Microsoft System Center is fully aligned with ITIL ® and the ITIL-based Microsoft Operations Framework (MOF) and is designed specifically to meet the needs of organizations implementing IT service management (ITSM) best practices.

Reduce Security and Compliance Risks

Provance IT Asset Management for Microsoft System Center lets you put in place the processes and controls you need to ensure compliance with corporate, contractual and regulatory requirements. By augmenting systems and tools your enterprise already has in place with standardized, formalized and automated capabilities, Provance IT Asset Management lets you better understand, manage, control, monitor and optimize your IT operations and costs with greater accuracy and completeness. Provance IT Asset Management for Microsoft System Center ensures you’ll avoid costly fines and penalties, expensive litigation and other damage to your company’s balance sheet and reputation.

By combining details about exactly what software is in use from Microsoft System Center 2012 / 2016 - Configuration Manager (SCCM) with software license and contract information you maintain in Provance IT Asset Management you’ll avoid costly non-compliance fines and prevent overspending on licenses, maintenance and support.

By putting important processes and controls in place and ensuring accurate and complete historical tracking of information about your IT infrastructure and operations, Provance IT Asset Management supports your organizations’ efforts to fully comply with regulatory requirements such as Sarbanes-Oxley and HIPAA.

Knowing who is using the assets in your organization, what they are entitled to and whether or not asset allocation and usage conform to policy is core to IT security. Provance IT Asset Management structures and automates processes for IT asset requests, approval, purchasing, receiving, distribution and maintenance to ensure consistency, accuracy and control. By allowing you to establish baselines and perform regular audits of hardware and software deployment, Provance IT Asset Management lets you quickly identify and reconcile deviations. It delivers the visibility and control you need to avert costly and damaging breaches to your IT infrastructure.

By extending the capabilities of System Center 2012 with the Provance Management Packs, we were able to set up a comprehensive and cost-effective Hardware Asset Management program in no time. 

Nenad Lazaroj, IT Services Coordinator 
Hemofarm